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Dengue Fever

Dengue Fever is a viral disease which is caused by the Dengue Fever virus and it is transmitted through mosquito bites. Mainly, Aedes mosquitoes are responsible for the transmission of this virus which can easily spread from people to mosquitos and from mosquitos to people. Once a person is affected by this virus, uninfected mosquitos can be infected while feeding on the blood of an infected person. After that, the mosquitos will transmit this virus to a different person and they will also get infected by the virus. After getting infected by the virus, it takes some time to show the symptoms. These symptoms can take 4-12 days to appear. In the meanwhile, the infected person will have high fever along with some other symptoms. These symptoms include severe headache, pain behind the eyes, Nausea, Vomiting, Muscle and joint pains, rash, etc. Once someone is infected by the Dengue virus and starts to show symptoms of Dengue Fever, immediate actions should be taken otherwise it can cause severe fever which is known as severe Dengue Fever and it can even cause death. To prevent being infected by the Dengue Fever virus, we all should take precautions beforehand. First of all, our environment should be kept clean so that it doesn’t become the habitat of mosquitos. Aedes mosquitos generally reproduce in clean water so we have to be careful about water storage places. In order to eradicate the reproduction of Aedes mosquitos, there should be no such place containing clean water for more than three days. Other than that, a regular street cleaning including removing the discarded water-bearing container and cleaning drainage on is very significant. City Corporation should play a vital role in cleaning the city areas to keep its inhabitants safe from the infection of the Dengue virus. If someone gets infected by the Dengue Fever virus, they should immediately consult with the doctor and take proper treatment otherwise it can cause death. It is also good practice to use mosquito net all the time to prevent the Dengue Fever virus. As Dengue Fever can be a severe problem especially in this season, the government should take necessary steps beforehand to fight Dengue Fever infection from spreading. Otherwise, the death toll can rise high which will be troublesome for our country. With proper steps, we can save people from being infected by Dengue Fever and decrease the death rate. It should never be taken lightly.


In the recent time the outbreak of dengue fever has become the talk of the country as the number of dengue patients and deaths has risen to a great extent. It is a mosquito-born tropical disease caused by the dengue virus. This virus spreads to people through the bite of an infected Aedes species mosquito. Symptoms typically begin three to fourteen days after infection. These may include a high fever, sever headache, vomiting, muscle and joint pains and characteristics skin rash. In small portion of cases, the disease develops into a more severe dengue hemorrhagic fever.  This results in bleeding, low levels of blood platelets and blood plasma leakage and dangerous low blood pressure. There are no specific antibiotics to treat dengue fever. Antiviral medications are also not indicated for dengue fever. treatment of acute dengue is supportive care and includes giving fluids either by mouth or intravenously for mild or moderate disease. For more severe cases, blood transfusion may be required . Paracetamol is recommended for fever reduction and pain relief. Taking sufficient rest is also important. Aedes mosquitoes typically lay eggs near standing water in containers that hold water, like buckets, bowls, animals dishes, flower pots and vase. So the best method of preventing dengue includes destroying mosquito habitat and limiting exposure to bites. This  may be done by getting rid of or covering standing water and wearing thick clothes that cover much of the body. Most importantly, everyone’s awareness against can halt the outbreak of this disease.